Famous Japanese Poker Player Kim Wooka Ready to Win Big in Asia Pacific Poker Tour

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Up and coming Japanese poker star Kim Wooka is living the dream in Osaka, Japan this month as she gets ready to compete in two of the most important Asian poker tournaments, the Asian Poker Tour and Asia Pacific Poker Tour.

Everest Poker sponsored player, Wooka Kim (also known online as --icebeer--), Japan's female poker champion will be playing this August in Macau in two of the most important Asian poker tournaments, the Asian Poker Tour and Asia Pacific Poker Tour.

Kim won the opportunity of a lifetime when she was chosen for a spot on the Everest Poker Team at Everest Poker's 2008 Live the Dream event. Kim was chosen from thousands of players to be Everest Poker's ambassador to Asia and represent Everest Poker in all the major poker tournaments from March 2008 to March 2009.

Since Live the Dream, Kim has played in some of the biggest poker tournaments in the world including the EPT Finale in Monaco and the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. She has seen great success in these tournaments taking home $25,090 from the WSOP.

Kim first started playing poker on Everest Poker in 2006 and within a year she had built her bankroll to over $90,000. In May of 2007 she participated in the All Japan Poker Championship, the largest live poker tournament in Japan and won the Ladies Tournament.

Kim is not only a poker player, but also an entrepreneur. She owns and operates two restaurants in her hometown of Osaka Japan.    

Next you will find Kim playing in this year's Asian Poker Tour and Asia Pacific Poker Tour in Macau as a part of her sponsorship with Everest Poker. The APT Macau will be held from 27-31 August 2008 at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino in Macau. Five hundred players are expected to show up for the No Limit Texas Hold'em main event with a buy-in of $5,000+300. The APPT Macau will be held at the Grand Waldo Hotel and Casino 1-9 September. The buy in for this event is $3000 + 200 with an expected prize pool of $1.3 million.

About Everest Poker:
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Press Contact:
Taku Fujiwara
tfujiwara @ everestaffiliates.com


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